Conservation

New Public Lands Policies Could Mean Better On-the-Ground Practices

The National Wildlife Federation and its partners in the Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development coalition have been urging the Interior Department to fully implement its promised reforms of oil and gas leasing on public lands since the agency announced the […] Read more >

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Friends of Wildlife

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Decision Delayed Again

The State Department announced today that it will delay the decision-making process on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, citing the need for more clarity around the project’s route.  This delay is the result of polluter allies again trying to […] Read more >

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Global Warming

U.S. Senator, Scientists Sound Warning on Climate Change

We know that no place will escape climate change, but sometimes it feels like Colorado is experiencing all the consequences of a warming world at once. Last year, our wildfire season, which keeps getting longer, blew up in early June. […] Read more >

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Gardening

South Woodlawn Becomes First NWF Community Wildlife Habitat in Tennessee

The City of Knoxville, Tennessee, has a mounting reputation for being a top destination for outdoor recreation. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians Mountains, it’s just about 45 minutes from Smokey Mountain National Park and the Appalachian Trail. But to […] Read more >

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Get Involved

Chronic Wasting Disease a Threat to Missouri Deer

An infectious epidemic known as chronic wasting disease is threatening the lives of deer in the United States. The incurable disease was first discovered in captive deer at a research lab in Colorado. It has since spread to free-roaming and […] Read more >

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Kids and Nature

Weekly News Roundup: BP Attacks Science and NWF, and more

Almost four years since the Gulf oil disaster in 2010, Gulf wildlife continues to suffer. National Wildlife Federation’s newly released report provides evidence of the ongoing environmental impacts of the Gulf oil disaster. For a hands-on look at environmental impacts, […] Read more >

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Outdoor Activities

The Grandeur of Our National Parks

This weekend is the beginning of National Parks Week (meaning you can enter National Parks for free). I’m excited by our National Parks. I have a Passport and get a stamp for each one I visit. The awe-inspiring views are […] Read more >

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Wildlife

Gobble, Strut and Wattle: We’re Talking Turkey

Most everyone is at least a little familiar with the wild turkey. The bird’s signature gobble is easily recognizable, and many people know the story of Ben Franklin pushing for the wild turkey to be the national bird. If nothing […] Read more >

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